Men's Indoor Track Sixth at New Englands
, Feb. 16, 2002 - - Springfield College junior Jason Jackson (Phippsburg, Maine)
set a school record in winning the 200 meter final to lead the Pride to a sixth place finish at Saturday's New England Division III Indoor Track & Field Championships at Lewiston.
Jackson, who also placed fifth in the 100 meter final (6.62), clocked a 22.16 en route to winning the New England Division III Championship in the 200.
The Pride tallied 48 points to finish behind MIT (150.5), Williams College (150.5), Wheaton (81), Tufts (60), and Bowdoin (56) in the final team standings.
Junior Jon Notary (Bethlehem, Pa.)
recorded the third fastest time in school history in the 600 meter final (1:23.82) to place third in that event.
Senior Robert Mateicka (Metuchen, N.J.)
placed third in the 800 meters (1:56.17), senior Brandon Mahoney (Wilbraham, Mass.)
finished fifth in shotput (14.17 meters), and freshman Blake Gulino (Old Saybrook, Conn.)
was sixth in long jump (6.43 meters) to bolster the Pride's effort.
Head Coach Ken Klatka
Ken Klatka, just inducted into the Springfield College Athletic Hall of Fame in October, 2011, enters his 37th season as head coach of the men’s track and field program in 2012-2013. He ranks among the nation’s most successful coaches, with an overall record of 442 wins, 144 losses, and two ties for an impressive .753 winning percentage. Under his direction, Kevin Coyle '12 won the 2011 Division III Indoor Long Jump National Championship.
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